Industrial connectivity platform with IIoT capabilities

Product Exclusive: Kepware’s KEPServerEX Version 6 is an industrial connectivity platform designed to work with the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and features streamlined server deployment and integrated security to meet the needs of globally connected and standardized environments.

By Kepware November 15, 2016

Kepware’s KEPServerEX Version 6 is an industrial connectivity platform with enhanced core server functionality and an improved user experience. It builds on KEPServerEX Version 5, first released in 2009, and is truly enterprise-ready, IT-friendly, and secure. It enables optimized and streamlined data communications across the plant and around the world.

KEPServerEX Version 6 is designed to work with the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and features streamlined server deployment and maintenance, with integrated security to meet the needs of globally connected and standardized environments. New features include the following:

  • Configuration API: REST-based API enables off-site users to make programmatic configuration changes to KEPServerEX via third-party applications.
  • Localization: Core features and key drivers are now translated into German and Japanese, built on a foundation that enables more languages to be added in future versions.
  • OPC UA: Native development of core OPC UA technology provides improved performance, robust diagnostics, and scalability.
  • Licensing: Enhancements provide an improved experience for activating, maintaining, and managing licenses throughout the enterprise.
  • User Experience: Updated interface streamlines project setup, deployment, and interaction with KEPServerEX for a more effective and efficient user experience.
  • Security: Integration of the Security Policies advanced plug-in to core server functionality enables all users to assign security access permissions on individual objects based on user role.

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Author Bio: Kepware provides a portfolio of software solutions to help businesses connect diverse automation devices and software applications and enable the Industrial Internet of Things. From plant floor to wellsite to windfarm, Kepware serves a wide range of customers in a variety of vertical markets including Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Building Automation, Power & Utilities, and more. Established in 1995 and now distributed in more than 100 countries, Kepware's software solutions help thousands of businesses improve operations and decision making. Kepware’s flagship product, KEPServerEX® is the industry’s leading communications platform that leverages OPC and IT-centric communication protocols to provide a single source of industrial automation data to all of your applications. The platform design allows users to connect, manage, monitor, and control diverse automation devices and software applications through one intuitive user interface. Visit Kepware online to learn more and download free, full-functioning demonstration software.